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S. 2542 (113th): A bill to clarify the effect of State statutes of repose on the required commencement date for actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 26, 2014 (Introduced).

II

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2542

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 26, 2014

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works

A BILL

To clarify the effect of State statutes of repose on the required commencement date for actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

1.

Actions under State law for damages from exposure to hazardous substances

Section 309 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 ( 42 U.S.C. 9658 ) is amended—

(1)

in the subsection heading of subsection (a), by inserting and Repose after Statutes of Limitations ; and

(2)

by inserting or repose after limitations each of the other places it appears.